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A Star is Born

Uptown Park has a new tenant, Étoile Cuisine et Bar. This French bistro’s chef is Philippe Verpiand. Verpiand was the former Chef de Cuisine at the prestigious Tapenade Restaurant in La Jolla for over 7 years, then at his own place, Cavaillon Restaurant for over 5 years. The Chef and his wife have created a charming intimate space, with outdoor dining perfect for people watching and enjoying the Fall weather. Their menu includes local ingredients and modern food concepts to authentic French/Mediterranean cuisine. Bon Appetite!

Double Your Pleasure

Adjustable and Reversible belt in calfskin with the double Gancio buckle $295

Looking for a great gift idea or need a new accessory? Try this reversible belt by Salvatore Ferragamo. It comes in several duo color combinations so you can pick the perfect one for your wardrobe.



Houston Philanthropy

Elaine Turner Pink Door Event

The stormy and rainy night of Tuesday, October 16th was brightened up by the Elaine Turner event at CityCentre to benefit Pink Door. Pink Door is a nonprofit organization, which helps women to begin a new life after cancer. At Elaine Turner on the evening of the 16th, a percentage of the proceeds from items purchased during the event will be used to help breast cancer survivors attend the Pink Door 5th Anniversary Gala. The event was a delightful intimate gathering where guests tried on some of Elaine Turner’s fabulous shoes and accessories. As they shopped, the guests sipped on champagne and noshed on chocolate covered almonds, chips and dip, and some beautiful miniature cupcakes. Even if you missed this event of Elaine Turner’s, you should still try to stop by and purchase one of her pink bracelets. 100 % of proceeds from these stylish wrap-around bracelets will be donated to benefit breast cancer research. Despite the weather outside, this event was cheerful and a fun evening!

By Ali Valach HHH intern


Immunization Partnership

Jacquelyn Cox, author Seth Mnookin, Anna Dragsbaek – president and CEO of TIP, and Collin Cox

On September 27 and 28, 2012, at the Westin Galleria Hotel, The Immunization Partnership (TIP) hosted The Texas Immunization Summit 2012, to discuss “The State of Immunizations in Texas.” Over 300 stakeholders from across Texas, including physicians, nurses, public health officials, policy makers, and legislators learned how to promote immunizations and continue work towards raising immunization rates in the state. TIP also released a new publication “A Dose of Reality: Texans Stand Up for Immunizations.” On the evening of September 27, TIP hosted its Fall Fete for nearly 200 Summit attendees. Seth Mnookin, New York Times bestselling author and author of The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science and Fear, shared his research and entertained guests with his views on the anti-vaccine movement. The Fall Fete, chaired by Jacquelyn and Collin Cox, was an exclusive “Big Shot” fundraiser. Members of the Big Shot Society provide critical support of TIP’s programs which promote higher immunization rates throughout the state of Texas.


These are a few of the events on the HHH calendar..

November 9
Irish Gala

November 10
Define’s River Oaks location is holding an informational pregnancy workshop

Stehlin Foundation Gala
HHH is giving away a pair of tickets (valued at $600) to one lucky winner for 2012 Friends of the Stehlin Foundation Gala. Winners will receive a pair of tickets to the 32nd annual gala headlined by songwriter Kenny Logins. The red carpet black tie event is themed "Celebrating Hollywood at the Movies" and includes a lavish dinner, silent auction and hours of dancing!
Go to facebook, like Houston Hip and Haute and write about the gala.

November 12-15

November 14 -18
Theta Charity Antiques Show
tickets available online or at the door


November 15
National Philanthropy Day

November 16
Spring Branch Education Foundation Luncheon
High Heels and High Hopes, Lakeside Country Club, 100 Wilcrest Drive.
A reception will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the Style Show and Luncheon at noon.

Gemma Kahn at Tootsies

November 17
PAWS gala